Coding Specialist Ii


JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Neptune Requisition # 2019-62093 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursVaries Address1945 State Route 33, Neptune, 07753

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Overview

Position Summary: This position requires CCS certification from AHIMA and this credential must be maintained yearly by taking a CCS self examyearly.

 Responsible for coding and abstracting diagnoses and treatment procedures into codes using an International Classification of Diseases using ICD 10 CM & ICD-10 PCS, and/or CPT-4 codes.  Abstracts data into computer.  Responsible for DRG or APC Assignment utilized for hospital reimbursement and data retrieval.  Uses medical records in paper and/or electronic format.

Responsibilities

Codes data from inpatient records utilizing computerized coding system and medical record in paper or electronic format.

Accurately selects the appropriate diagnoses and procedures to reflect the patient care for hospital reimbursement, research, education, quality assurance

Codes and enters data timely by meeting productivity standards.  Meets productivity standards for inpatient, outpatient or ED medical records

Accurately codes and enters into computer system medical data from the medical record utilizing the computerized abstracting system to compile accurate and timely statistical data.

Understands and follows query process

Upon completion of coding, appropriately refers chart for 2nd level review

Responsible for accurate documentation and maintenance of productivity log

Assists in care and maintenance of department’s equipment and supplies

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent, 3 or more years coding in an acute care setting

 

License(s)/Certification(s) Required: 

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) AHIMA approved is required

 

Computer Skills

 

Data entry skill

 

Data entry in Encoder System

Equipment

 PC

 

Trade Skills

 

Coding ICD 10-CM, ICD-10 PCS and/or CPT-4, DRG or APC assignment

Language Skills

English

 

Education

AHIMA CCS

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